SafeBoda is looking for a Head of Payments to lead all payments and financial services work at SafeBoda. In particular, you will be designing and implementing a range of financial products and services for our target consumers which are the SafeBoda drivers and passengers. This will require working with a range of actors. In addition, this will be an exciting and challenging role that enables the successful applicant to play a pivotal part in identifying, testing, and scaling opportunities for SafeBoda to offer access to financial products and services to millions of underbanked Ugandans.
- Build and lead the payment offering at SafeBoda Uganda.
- Manage a series of partnerships with financial institutions and partners across multiple areas
- Develop highly scalable products and lead and inspire a high-performing cross-functional team across Product, Engineering, and Operations.
- Scale a team to deliver on very ambitious targets
- Support the company to ensure SafeBoda becomes a leader in fintech in Uganda
You should have
- +5 years leading in fintech, banking, payments, tech, or a similar field
- Experience in fintech/banking/microfinance in emerging markets
- Product development experience is a plus
- Familiarity with the financial regulatory environment in Uganda is a huge plus
- Proven leadership and ability in scaling a team
- Bachelor’s degree in a business or finance-related field with academic excellence
- Pro-active ability to move fast, innovate, and find creative solutions
- Solid analytical skills and advanced experience in Excel
- Passionate about financial services and financial inclusion
- Excellent communication skills with the flexibility to negotiate corporate partnerships one minute and explain financial concepts to SafeBoda riders the next
- Love our product and be curious about how it works
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do, and constantly fly the flag.
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch every day